Fascinating donation to the museum

Posted by on Feb 12, 2020 in Blog | No Comments

Tenby Museum and Art Gallery’s research library was recently the recipient of a fascinating donation of a leather bound book of numerous sheet music, dating from the early part of the 20th century. The inner front free end paper of the book is signed by the previous owner, Ivy Ace of Tenby and there is […]

Half Term Storytelling with Phil Okwedy

Posted by on Feb 11, 2020 in Blog, Forthcoming Events | No Comments

On Friday 21 February, as part of the half-term holidays, performance storyteller Phil Okwedy will once again be bringing his imaginative narrative skills to Tenby Museum and Art Gallery for a session entitled Traditional and World Stories for All Ages. Phil was born in Cardiff to a Welsh mother and Nigerian father. He draws deeply on his dual […]

Drawn From The Edge opens

Posted by on Feb 11, 2020 in Blog, Exhibitions | No Comments

The new art exhibition Drawn From The Edge by Mick Armson was officially opened at Tenby Museum and Art Gallery on Saturday 8 February. Mick’s friend, Clare Smith officially opened the exhibition saying, “The exhibition is incredible and I am overwhelmed by it. I have known Mick since 1963 where we met as children on […]

Forged in Wales: Five Welsh Actors officially opened

Posted by on Feb 2, 2020 in Blog | No Comments

On Friday 31 January the new exhibition, Forged in Wales: Five Welsh Actors was officially opened. Curator Mark Lewis spoke about how “it was wonderful fun working on this show, and not as Richard Burton once said about some of his less salubrious film choices, just an excuse for somewhere to go in the morning.” […]

Forged in Wales: Five Welsh Actors

Posted by on Jan 4, 2020 in Blog, Exhibitions | No Comments

A major new exhibition is now open at Tenby Museum and Art Gallery. Forged in Wales: Five Welsh Actors has been put together by museum Curator Mark Lewis and has been generously funded by the Friends of Tenby Museum and Art Gallery, The exhibition looks at the life and careers of five actors closely associated […]

Commemorating the War at Sea Exhibition opens

Posted by on Nov 24, 2019 in Blog, Exhibition Archive | No Comments

The new exhibition, Commemorating the War at Sea/U-Boat Project 1914 – 18 opened on Saturday 23 November at the museum. The exhibition is a collaboration between the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical monuments of Wales, Bangor University, the Nautical Archaeology Society and 21 museums around Wales to commemorate those who served at sea […]

Myths, Legends & Folktales: Storytelling with Phil Okwedy

Posted by on Oct 20, 2019 in Blog, Event Archive | No Comments

On Wednesday 30 October, performance storyteller Phil Okwedy will be bringing his imaginative narrative skills to Tenby Museum and Art Gallery for a session that will examine myths, legends and folktales. The event is part of the nationwide Welsh Museums Festival. Phil was born in Cardiff to a Welsh mother and Nigerian father. He draws […]

This Is Not A Poem: “a thought-provoking evening”

Posted by on Oct 19, 2019 in Blog | No Comments

Last night (Friday 18 October) the museum was privileged to host This Is Not A Poem, a film by award winning producer Greg Lewis and writer Eric Ngalle Charles.  The film looked at the issues of identity, belonging and tolerance, through the life experiences of Eric, a Cameroon born poet who was people trafficked through […]

Successful Opening of Bloodlines

Posted by on Oct 14, 2019 in Blog | No Comments

The new exhibition, Bloodlines: Three Generations of Welsh Artists, was officially opened at Tenby Museum & Art Gallery on Friday 11 October. The exhibition features work by David Charles Edwards, John Uzzell Edwards (son of David) and Charles Uzzell Edwards aka Pure Evil (grandson). The exhibition was officially opened by Charles, who said, “When my […]

Bloodlines at Tenby Museum

Posted by on Oct 9, 2019 in Blog, Exhibition Archive | No Comments

The new exhibition, Bloodlines, officially opens at Tenby Museum on Friday 11 October. The exhibition features three generations of Welsh artists – David Charles Edwards, John Uzzell Edwards and Charles Uzzell Edwards, widely known as urban artist Pure Evil. David Charles Edwards (1903 – 1961) was the father of John and the grandfather of Charles. […]